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obstinate
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Gulliver's Travels
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  • Which two mighty powers have, as I was going to tell you, been engaged in a most obstinate war for six-and-thirty moons past.
  • Of all this the people are well apprised, and understand how far to carry their obstinacy, where their liberty or property is concerned.
  • But if they still continue obstinate, or offer to raise insurrections, he proceeds to the last remedy, by letting the island drop directly upon their heads, which makes a universal destruction both of houses and men.

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  • She is an obstinate child who will not follow the family rules.
  • He is obstinate as a mule.

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